Omar. How Not To Be Different

Omar. How Not To Be Different
dir. Krzysztof Dzięciołowski, Grzegorz Sokół/Poland, Qatar/2020/52 min.
place
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time
Kinoteka, sala 2
2021-09-06
20:30
Kinoteka, sala 3
2021-09-07
18:45
Atlantic, sala A
2021-09-08
17:00
Muranów, sala Ingrid + Pola
2021-09-10
19:00
Atlantic, sala A
2021-09-12
13:00

In a small Polish town, a young Tatar man is entering adulthood navigating between his Muslim community and local peers, between his mother and his girlfriend. He lives in a small town of Sokółka in the Podlasie region, in a remote corner of Catholic Poland, one of the most mono-ethnic countries in the world. Omar is a normal teenager, but at the same time he is also different – by religion, heritage, and looks. We watch him as he straddles the different parts of his identity as they become increasingly difficult to keep together; in the background, we witness the struggles of a community to remain distinct and survive.

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  • projection time:
    52 min.
  • country/year:
    Poland, Qatar /2020
  • director:
    Krzysztof Dzięciołowski, Grzegorz Sokół
  • pictures:
    Paweł Banasiak
  • production:
    Agata Jujeczka / Vision House Productions for Aljazeera Documentary Channel 2020
  • awards :
    2021 - Millennium Docs Against Gravity Film Festiwal: World Premiere

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